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ACIA stands for Arctic Climate Impact Assessment

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20) The Arctic Climate Impact Assessment, a report commissioned by the council, provided convincing documentation for the first time that climate change is occurring in the high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere at a faster rate than anywhere else on the planet and that its consequences are already severe.
1) According to the Arctic Council's 2004 Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA), (2) during the twenty-first century, under a moderate emissions scenario, average annual temperatures in Alaska and western Canada are expected to rise by 3-5[degrees]C (5-9[degrees]F) over land and up to 7[degrees]C (13[degrees]F) over the oceans.
The Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA) predicts that the rapidly warming Arctic will have a major physical, ecological, social, and economic impact worldwide this century.
By 2100, average annual temperatures are projected to rise 3-5 degrees Celsius, and precipitation is expected to increase roughly 20 percent, according to the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment report.